Re: Latin -idus as from dH- too => and the accent of Grk. *dHugh2ter

From: Miguel Carrasquer Vidal
Message: 55302
Date: 2008-03-16

On Sun, 16 Mar 2008 12:43:37 -0000, "alexandru_mg3"
<alexandru_mg3@...> wrote:

>Coming back to *dHugh2te'r
> The Skt. kept the original accent : in dhuhita'r unchanged
> BUT shows us the aspiration of g > gH > h
>II. The Greek on the other side has changed the accent position in
>an 'unusual' way : tHuga'te:r (-> I said 'un-usual' because in pate':r
>the original accent remains unchanged)
>So I don't see any other cause for the change of the accent position in
>Greek tHuga'te:r BUT the Same Aspiration of g => *dHu-gHV(h2)-
>trigerred by the vocalzied laryngeal => this aspiration atracted next
>the accent from the next syllable

The accent in Greek was retracted to the _first_ syllable,
under the influence of the vocative (thúgater), or the word
for mother (mé:te:r), or both.

By the law of limitation, *thúgate:r becomes thugáte:r.

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal